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Lambeth: Fruit and Veg on prescription project

Lambeth Council is launching a new pilot project offering fruit and vegetables on prescription to residents. It aims to support vulnerable adults in the borough tackle ill health and food poverty.

The project will be run in partnership with the Alexandra Rose Charity and The Beacon Project, a community health-based organisation.

Eligible people will be prescribed £8 per week in Rose Vouchers, plus £2 per week for each additional household member, to spend on the fruit and vegetables of their choice. The vouchers will be offered using GPs assessments and based on medical need.

Participants in the pilot will be able to spend their Rose Vouchers at local retailers including in West Norwood.

Read more here on the Love Lambeth website.